Chris Hadley, executive chairman of Quadrant Private Equity, reflects on the key themes underpinning the firm’s activities in Australia and – increasingly – overseas as well
Motilal Oswal Private Equity (MOPE) and healthcare-focused GP Invascent Capital have invested in Indian pharmaceutical developer Symbiotec Pharmalab, providing an exit for Actis Capital.
Navis Capital Partners has exited Malaysian cosmetics company Alliance Cosmetic Group, maker of the SilkyGirl brand, to Japanese strategic player Mandom for an undisclosed amount.
The Blackstone Group has agreed to sell Ixom, a chemicals business it carved out from Australia’s Orica three years ago, to Keppel Infrastructure Trust (KIT) for approximately A$1.1 billion ($792 million).
While Korea’s private equity market remains relatively stable, a much-anticipated opening up of IPO exits has yet to come to fruition
Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) has invested in a Vietnam hydropower project in which Nexif Energy, a Southeast Asia-focused energy investment platform backed by Denham Capital, owns a majority stake.
Pemba Capital Partners – an Australian middle-market GP formerly known as RMB Capital Partners – has agreed to sell heavy equipment specialist Heavy Maintenance Group (HMG) to Malaysia’s Sime Darby for A$58 million ($41 million).
Keppel Infrastructure Trust (KIT) has been named the preferred bidder for Ixom, a chemicals business that The Blackstone Group carved out of Australia’s Orica three years ago.
MBK Partners has agreed to sell its remaining stake in Korean water purifier business Coway to a subsidiary of Woongjin Group – the company from which it bought the asset in 2013 – for KRW1.68 trillion ($1.48 billion).
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has exited its stake in Dolvi Minerals and Metals, a trader of metallic and non-metallic minerals based in India.
Advent International has made an investment of undisclosed size in Indian packaging industry supplier Manjushree Technopack. It facilitates an exit for Kedaara Capital.
Greenko Energy, an Indian renewable energy producer owned by GIC Private, has completed the acquisition of Orange Renewables and agreed to buy Skeiron Green Renewables. The two deals will increase Greenko’s overall operational capacity from 3.2 gigawatts...
KKR is looking to privatize Australian accounting software company MYOB, having acquired a substantial stake in the business from Bain Capital and made an unsolicited offer for all the remaining shares at a valuation of A$2.19 billion ($1.54 billion).
The Riverside Company has sold Australia’s Global Orthopaedic Technologies (GOT) for an undisclosed sum to Corin Orthopaedic, a UK-based firm recently bought by Permira.
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has agreed to sell Manuka Health, a New-Zealand based producer of premium honey – used in dietary supplements, gourmet foods and personal care products – that it acquired three years ago.
CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a majority stake in UnitedLex, a legal process outsourcing firm based in the US, with significant operations in India, and backed by investors including Madison Capital, Helion Venture Partners, and J.P. Morgan...
AGIC Capital, a private equity firm focused on cross-border investments, has exited its stake in Italian robotics supplier Gimatic to US-based industrial products manufacturer Barnes Group for EUR370 million ($436 million) in cash.
Chinese healthcare-focused GP HighLight Capital is set to exit its position in US-based biotechnology company Bonti after Allergan agreed to acquire the business for $195 million, plus additional payments if certain development targets are met.
Anacacia Capital has exited Yumi’s Quality Foods, an Australian chilled food manufacturer that it acquired in 2014, to George Weston Foods (GWF) for an undisclosed sum.
Strategic investors, particularly from China, are playing a growing role in Southeast Asia’s technology scene. Venture capital investors in the region hope their portfolio companies can benefit from the rising tide
Early-stage technology investor Finch Capital has sold its minority stake in Indonesian financial technology developer Cermati to local conglomerate The Djarum Group, realizing a 2.7x return on capital in its first exit in Indonesia.
MBK Partners is set for a full exit from ING Life Korea – now known as Orange Life Insurance – after agreeing to sell its majority stake to Shinhan Financial Group for KRW2.29 trillion ($2.04 billion).
Samara Capital and Xponentia Fund Partners, a PE firm headed by former executives from CX Partners, The Carlyle Group, and Citigroup Venture Capital International (CVCI), have agreed to acquire Indian logistics platform Spoton Logistics from India Equity...
Chinese GPs appear to be reevaluating their exit options as a shifting landscape for local IPO and trade sale markets suggests economic concerns and increased scrutiny